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Tyan Thunder K8QE (S4885) Features Multiple PCI Express Slots and Much More

FREMONT, CA, March 14th, 2006 -
In order to develop the latest media content or power through the toughest modeling, editing or render applications, customers need as much power as possible. Tyan is reaching out to that need by deploying a platform of massive performance capability: introducing the Thunder K8QE (S4885) – a workstation and server motherboard unlike any other.

Using between four (4) and eight (8) AMD Opteron™ 800 series processors with dual core and AMD64 technology, the Thunder K8QE (S4885) is capable of supporting the latest applications for content creation or pure rendering speeds. Other powerful features of this motherboard include:

  • Support for between four (4) and eight (8) AMD Opteron 800 series processors with support for dual core and AMD64 technology
  • Four (4) PCI Express x16 slots for maximum add-on graphics card options
  • Up to sixteen (16) Registered DDR400/333 DIMM modules with ECC and ChipKill
  • Three (3) Gigabit Ethernet ports for rich network connectivity
  • 16" x 13" SSI MEB form factor

"Many mediums of business and entertainment use highly-advanced core content that is rich in creative energy, and requires serious computing power to generate in a minimum amount of time," said Danny Hsu, vice-president of sales and marketing at Tyan Computer Corporation. "With the launch of the Thunder K8QE (S4885), developers will enjoy the very best of graphics and computational processing available today as they create exciting new media and content, limited only by imagination."

Thunder K8QE (S4885) is sampling today and will be available to OEMs and select customers starting Q2'06.

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About Tyan

Tyan Computer Corporation, founded in 1989 by long-time industry figure Dr. T. Symon Chang, designs, manufactures and markets advanced x86 and x86-64 server/workstation board technology platforms and server solution products.  Its products are sold to OEMs, VARs, System Integrators, and Resellers worldwide for a wide range of applications.  Tyan enables its customers to be technology leaders by providing scalable, highly-integrated, reliable products for a wide range of applications such as server appliances and solutions for high-performance computing, and server/workstation usage in markets such as CAD, DCC, E&P and HPC.  Since its inception, Tyan has consistently been one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States.  Tyan was named to the prestigious INC 500 in 1997 and 1998 (the 19th fastest growing U.S. company in 1997).  Tyan was also ranked by Deloitte & Touché as one of the USA's "Fast 500", as well as one of Silicon Valley's "Fast 50" companies in 1998.  For more information, visit the company's web site at

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